Thursday, December 6, 2012

NSW State Records new indexes

New Indexes at State Records

Governor's Court case papers, 1815-24
This index is for the Governor's Court case papers 1815-24. The papers mainly relate to the payment of debts on promissory notes, goods, services or for slander. There are 3789 entries in this index.

Returned Soldiers Settlement Loan files
This index will be of interest to local and family historians researching land ownership originally obtained under the Returned Soldiers Settlement Scheme. They are an invaluable insight into the conditions and difficulties faced by soldiers settlers after World War One.There are c.7000 entries to search!

Early Convict Index
Combined with a digitisation project this index is an exciting new addition to our website. Search over 12,000 names and view digital versions of the convict indents online.